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Finding music in unusual places

Who needs instruments? Matmos prefers the sounds of snails and burning flesh.

M.C. Schmidt and Drew Daniel of the electronic duo Matmos were inspired to start gathering noises by an exhibit in a children's science museum.
M.C. Schmidt and Drew Daniel of the electronic duo Matmos were inspired to start gathering noises by an exhibit in a children's science museum.
By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / January 20, 2006

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The small matter that snails are as silent as snow did not deter Matmos when the duo determined it needed to record a musical collaboration with the glutinous mollusks last year. (Full article: 1033 words)

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